Prominent anti-Assad cleric killed in Syria

September 4, 2015 9:10 PM

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Sheikh Wahid Balous was one of the strongest opponents of President Bashar Assad among the Druze minority sect he belonged to

DAMASCUS, SYRIA—Two rare explosions went off Friday near a hospital in a province in southern Syria, killing a prominent anti-government cleric and at least seven others, pro-government media and activists said.

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